Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and was greeted by chris christie and they flew over portions in a helicopter of atlantic and cape may county. they saw boardwalks and streets covered and flooded with water and sand. the focus right now is to help those who are victims and others who have been displaced by the lost power from the storm. >> our hearts go out to the families who lost loved ones. it's true because of good preparation, the loss of life was kept lower than it might have been. for the individual families, obviously, their world has been torn a part. >> obviously, i want to thank the president we spent a significant afternoon together surveying the damage. we were in marine one together to show the president that personally. >> reporter: in light of the devastation, the president suspended his presidential campaign activities and the president will resume campaigning tomorrow, which stops in wisconsin, nevada, and colorado. mitt romney campaigned in tampa, florida, with senator marco rubio and jeb bush but mitt romney didn't mention president obama by name, shawn. >> what do you think this is going to do? what sort
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. americans are turned off by the hyperpartisanship. you have president obama and chris christie examining the damage, talking with each other and working together, having their bromance on camera. that sends a powerful message that the president can work with republicans, chris christibeing one of mitt romney's strongest surrogates. he doesn't have to tell people that he can work in a bipartisan way, he's showing it. this is powerful stuff, whether it impacts the elect, because there are so few undecided voters, that is unclear. it's an important lasting message. >> and you telling me the class is going have their own electoral college today. >> right. by the end of class, we'll have an electoral college map from the class, we hope will accurately predict what is going to happen next week and that is if we know next week. there is a chance, if some states are closed, provisional ballots, overseas ballots from soldiers, we may not know who wins 10 days after the election. if ohio is that type, they're going to count the ballots. >> all right, let's go to get the response from the students.
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
road to recovery. thank you. >>> speaking of new jersey's governor chris christie calls the damage to his state's coastline unthinkable. he says it will likely takes months to recover. the state's top priority now is rescuing people stranded in those barrier islands. when asked if gop presidential candidate mitt romney would visit the state, christie made it clear politics are not his priority. >> i'm sure while the national election is obviously very important that the people of new jersey at this moment would really be unhappy with me if they thought for a second i was occupying my time thinking about how i was going to get people to vote a week from today. so i don't give a damn about election day. it doesn't matter a lick to me at the moment. i've got much bigger fish to fry than that. so do the people in the state of new jersey. so let the politicians who are on the ballot worry about election day. it's not my problem. i'm not dealing with it at the moment. >> the governor, however, did praise president obama for his handling of the storm. >>> now that sandy is gone, we want